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Teacher Education

Department of Education
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As a student in teacher education and as professional science teachers and mathematics teachers, you’ll want to know about these resources:
Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)
 NASA Science NEWS


Biology Education

 Biology Education

Students are often interested in biology

Our program builds upon your major in biology with an educational track, leading to certification. When you successfully complete this program you will be recommended for certification to teach biology, grades 6-12. Through reciprocity with other states that Georgia teaching certification allows you to apply to teach anywhere in the nation—and most places need biology teachers.

As a SPSU biology teacher, you will learn to do the following:

Talk to someone in Teacher Education today to evaluate your transcripts to determine what you need to take to become a teacher.

List of Required Courses (pdf)

Biology Education Curriculum

Check out these websites:

National Association of Biological Teachers
National Center for Science Education  (Eugenie Scott’s group)
PBS on Evolution 


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